From jail the man charged with killing three and wounding nine in the November attack on Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs told CBS4 he believes the judge and his lawyers want him found mentally incompetent to stand trial.
Robert Dear is back in the El Paso County jail after a month away for a competency exam. CBS4 was not allowed to bring in a camera or recording device as reporter Rick Sallinger spoke to him on Monday on a video conference from the jail visitor center.
In December Dear had told the court he would not cooperate with psychiatrists saying “I’m not going to agree to their mental health evaluations.” But on Monday he said during his stay at the state hospital in Pueblo he did cooperate with the exam. He claimed a doctor asked him to count backward from 100 by sevens and identify animals in pictures.